Are you looking for the best drama movies to spark up your life? We got it all for you mixed in everything one could ask for from crime thriller to romance, from true classics to award winning movies. Here is the list of best drama movies on Netflix India.
Disclaimer: Movies listed in this blog are available on Netflix on a temporary basis.
Best Drama Movies from Netflix
|Into The Wild
|The Trial of the Chicago 7
|The Silence of Lambs
|Zero Dark Thirty
|The Perk of Being A Wallflower
|To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
|10 Things I Hate About You
An all-time favorite movie about an old retired successful business owner who is 70 years old and is also a widower. He eventually lands up getting an internship offer at a fashion website. The fashion website is owned by a young woman. “The Intern” shines out because film showcases friendship between male-female which isn’t what we see in other movies – familial or sexual. This movie surely qualifies as a fish out of water comedy.
Director: Nancy Meyers
Cast: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo
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Into The Wild
We bet watching this movie will surely refresh you and gear up the feeling of wanderlust. This movie is one of the best things to watch. It falls under the genre of “Happy Go Lucky Spirit” It presents a story of a guy who gives away $25,000 to charity, burns all the cash, and abandons his car. Into The Wild has an amazing background score that connects its audience with every scene of the movie.
Director: Sean Penn
Cast: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener
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The Trial of the Chicago 7
This Netflix film dramatizes the events that unfolded the infamous 1969-1970 court case. Movie takes you along for an engrossing look at American legal history. Aaron with The Trial of the Chicago 7 just proved that he is as impactful behind the lens as at the typewriter.
Director: Aaron Sorkin
Cast: Yahaya Abdul-Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen, Daniel Flaherty
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The Silence of Lambs
Every time you watch this movie you will get chills down your body. So far, this movie has bagged 5 Oscar awards for – Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Picture. The plot revolves around an FBI agent who is sent to interview a serial killer in a glass cell to persuade him into helping the agency to get hold of another serial killer who is on loose. Movie is a classic beauty that is going to spellbound you about the story of a psycho killer.
Director: Jonathan Demme
Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney
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We advise you to get your popcorn filled as you will have one of the most thrilling experiences with this movie. The plot is seen revolving around a man who is a gurning madman who resented his wife and son from the very start. This movie is listed as one of the best thriller movies on Netflix. It is an adaptation of a story by the most prolific creative mind. Without a doubt this movie is Stanley’s masterpiece of a classic horror thriller genre.
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelly Duvall, Danny Lloyd
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This movie tops the list from “Erotic Genre”. The Reader is an adaptation of a story written by Bernard Schlink. Our heroine mixes seduction with the affair of war. This movie captures an historical catastrophe which faded away over time. If you are someone who acknowledges a great storyline and outstanding cinematography, The Reader is which should be number one in your list.
Director: Stephen Daldry
Cast: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz
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Zero Dark Thirty
This movie bagged the award for Best Script and why not watching this movie is no less than a rollercoaster ride. The film shows the hunt by a group of CIA operatives who had spend decade tracking down the location of the Americas most wanted criminal Osama Bin Laden and finally the assassination of the Al-Qaeda leader in Pakistan. Movie falls under the category of best thriller.
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt
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The Perk of Being A Wallflower
This rom-com genre movie beautifully captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up and what a friendship means all along the way of growing up. We see Emma Watson transporting herself into this teen romance. The movie is about Charlie and his course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. Movie portrays the ugly face of truth and is quite abundant in Drama.
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Cast: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Erza Miller
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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
This movie is no surprise as we scroll hours through all the pictures of Peter Kevinsky. Movie falls under teen romance comedy which is a stress buster to watch. The best part is it follows up with 2 more parts with the same title, Setting the hopes high for the teen romance. This movie has been quite popular on Netflix and I’m sure no one would have missed it!
Director: Susan Johnson
Cast: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish
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10 Things I Hate About You
This movie is a 1999 light comedy drama and presents what you would have never seen because of course the film is based on the play by William Shakespeare “The Taming of the Shrew”. Plot is about a young girl who is not able to leave for a date until her sister does. Movie falls under the category of teen drama which you shouldn’t miss out on.
Director: Gil Junger
Cast: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon
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The movie is a mix of emotions which makes it wonderful as it is so alive yet simultaneously so dark to what it is about. If we talk about cinematography, then it is stunning along with the music and adjusted to every scene put up. Movie exhibits the classic romance revolving around a hopeless pair of people around the 1950s who are just managing their lives.
Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winset
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Movie which needs no introduction. Inspired by the world famous epic “The Iliad” by Homer. At first the plot can seem to be a little twisted with all the heavy names of kings and queens and their relations with each other but once you get hold of that movie is spectacular and mind-blowing. Plot of the story or movie revolves around Paris who falls in love with the Queen of someone else and whisks her husband. I will surely not disclose the twist towards the end but I’m sure you would have heard the phrase “Trojan Horse” hence it comes from the story of Troy.
Director: Wolfgang Peterson
Cast: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana
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The most thriller real life drama which took place a long time ago. This movie-series will surely take you back in time as it is so engaging and connects with viewers. The thriller is real life espionage and the consequences of such an act. What is striking is the time a spy spent in a rival country managing two identities. One should watch this movie-series to boost your adrenaline.
Director: Gideon Raff
Cast: Hadar Ratzon, Sacha Baron
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